After delivering presentations on their proposals to judging panels of their respective categories, the top 14 competing finalists for Microsoft NZ’s Imagine Cup gathered at the University of Auckland’s Business School yesterday afternoon to hear the announcement of the winners. Now in its 12th year, the Microsoft Imagine Cup sees around 16,900 students in 11,700 teams submitting 7,500 projects worldwide. This year’s competition in New Zealand received 73 entries from across the country.
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Chorus has reported a 45 per cent increase in the number of fibre broadband connections in the three months to 30 June, taking the total to 433,000, exceeding the number of ADSL connections for the first time.
The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) will extend its Malware-Free Networks cyber defence initiative, minister Andrew Little has announced.
The schedule for completing New Zealand's rural broadband programmes has been brought forward a year, and is now due for completion in 2021, communications minister Clare Curran has announced.
Cyber security entities from 14 Pacific nations have formed the Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network (PaCSON), with CERT NZ named as its inaugural chair.
New Zealand’s health minister, Jonathan Coleman, has launched a project that will seek to establish if tracking trends on social media and using ‘unconventional data’ can help predict outbreaks and further improve responses to epidemics.
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